Context Aware Self Management Tools for Individuals with Significant Congnitive Disabilities

Award Information
Agency: Department of Education
Branch: N/A
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: H133S080041
Amount: $74,956.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2008
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
99 West 10th Ave, Eugene, OR, 97401
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
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Research Institution
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Abstract
This project has two goals: (1) to develop and evaluate the feasibility of intelligent, computer-based self-management and household management applications that would improve the independent living capacity of persons with cognitive disabilities, and (2) to identify an agenda for full development of a deployable system in a Phase 2 project. Intelligent multimedia computer agents offer an untapped resource to augment the functional cognitive ability of individuals with disabilities in community living settings who lack skills for self-monitoring and decision-making and who cannot use text-based systems or other commercial personal management systems due to their cognitive complexity. Assistech Systems builds on previous work in the development of cognitively accessible life skills applications and rule-based expert systems for independent living to develop a limited features, self-management prototype application with activity monitoring and tracking tools with integrated behavioral recognition capability.

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